San Martino in Passiria



16 km away from the spa town of Merano, the idyllic holiday village of San Martino in Passiria stretches right into the heart of the beautiful Val Passiria (Passeier Valley).

Holiday in San Martino in Passiria - South Tyrol


The idyllic holiday village of San Martino is nestled in a plain hillside below Cima Matatz, 16 km from the Merano health resort in the heart of the wonderful Val Passiria. Located in the midst of the unique Gruppo di Tessa Nature Park, San Martino is the perfect starting point for your hiking holiday in South Tyrol. Spend a relaxed holiday in San Martino in Val Passirio, a village that has an eventful history and is surrounded by a fascinating countryside and mountain scenery, and enjoy numerous musical and cultural events as well as an extensive sports and leisure offer, not to forget the sincere South Tyrolean hospitality in the hotels in San Martino and the comfortable bed and breakfasts in San Martino.

Pleasant hiking tours in Val Passiria during your holiday in San Martino


Val Passiria is a huge hikers' paradise that invites you to wonderful experiences in the South Tyrolean mountains. A hiking holiday in San Martino offers something for everyone. Enjoy rambling tours for all age or ability: extensive walks through mountain pastures on the high plateau of Punta Cervina, a romantic hike to the impressive waterfall of Passiria at the entrance of the Valclava gorge or more challenging, high alpine hiking tours to Punta Cervina. Go and get the Pseirer Josele hiking pass, comprising 28 hiking destinations and stamping checkpoints from Merano to Passo Giovo and Passo Rombo and set out to explore South Tyrol's largest nature reserve with its fascinating flora and fauna while enjoying a panoramic view of the Alpi Venoste, the Alpi Breonie di Ponente and the Monti Sarentini during unforgettable hiking tours in the Gruppo di Tessa Nature Park. From 15 June to 15 October, the hiking bus of Val Passiria will take you to the ideal starting points for exciting hiking tours in Val Passiria three times a week. Malga Pfandler is a very popular destination, as it is the place where Andreas Hofer, the Tyrolean freedom fighter, was arrested after the Tyrolean rebellion. We also recommend a hike around Matatz or leisurely rambling tours along the water irrigation paths of Cadipietra, the so-called Waal paths, or along the route from San Martino to Quellenhof or to Saltusio and Rifiano. If you are still looking for a perfect place to stay during your stress-free holiday in Val Passiria, you should stay in one of the comfortable holiday homes in San Martino in Val Passiria.

Culture and adventure during your hiking holiday in San Martino in Val Passiria


Val Passiria has a very eventful history - make the most of the region's interesting cultural offer during your hiking holiday in San Martino. The adventure mine in Monteneve, 2,355 m above sea level, is a wonderful destination for your family holiday in San Martino in South Tyrol. The highest situated mining museum in Europe is located above the road to Passo Rombo and consists of a modern open-air museum with showroom, a metal printing facility and an opencast-mining-conveyor on tracks. In the valley, there are even more museums which you can visit during your cultural holiday in Val Passiria, such as the Andreas Hofer museum, that depicts the eventful story of the Tyrolean people and of Val Passiria. San Martino also offers a whole feast of exciting sports and leisure activities during your active holiday in South Tyrol. The picturesque promenade invites you to relaxed cycling tours in the beautiful setting of the Gruppo di Tessa Nature Park. Moreover, a holiday in San Martino offers the perfect conditions for challenging mountain bike tours in the Alps and enjoyable Nordic Walking in South Tyrol. The adventure outdoor swimming pool in San Martino, 4 red clay tennis courts, the Quellenhof equestrian centre, a climbing hall and playgrounds for the youngsters will ensure a stress-free and diverse family holiday in San Martino in Val Passiria. If you are longing for a very special thrill, you should go for white water rafting, waterfall climbing or paragliding. Those who dream of a wellness holiday in South Tyrol should stay in the first class wellness hotels in San Martino or in the sports hotels in Quellenhof, a part of the village, because this is where you will enjoy every possible comfort and succumb to the pleasures of extensive fitness and wellness programmes.

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